July 24, 2012

hate crimes

Masked Men Invade Lesbian's Home, Cut 'Dyke' into Her Skin

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 24, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Imagine if this happened to you - because it happened to a lesbian in Lincoln, Nebraska this Sunday.Read More


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Elton John's Red Carpet [Exclusive Interviews]

Filed by Bil Browning | July 24, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

James and I worked the red carpet last night at the Global Equality Fund reception. We managed to snag some short interviews with Judith Light, Sharon Stone, Andrea Mitchell, and new HRC president Chad Griffin.Read More


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Future of the Movement: A Discussion

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 24, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

My friend Carl Siciliano, of the Ali Forney Center for Homeless LGBT Youth, and I joined Andy Humm and Ann Northrup to discuss the future of the movement. Read More


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International AIDS Conference 2012 Briefing

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 24, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

The XIX International AIDS Conference 2012 is taking place in Washington DC (July 22-27). Here is a brief review of what has happened so far. Read More


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Broiled Squash & Mushrooms with Basil Pesto Pasta [VAAB]

Filed by James Holmes | July 24, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

This week for my CSA share we received a huge amount of basil - so that means only one thing - time to make pesto!Read More


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The Oddest 'Call Me Maybe' Cover I've Seen Yet

Filed by Bil Browning | July 24, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Just when you think the covers and lipsynchs for "Call Me Maybe" couldn't possibly get any worse, an elderly Cuban female nightclub performer goes and proves you wrong.Read More


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The Bain of Health Care

Filed by Terrance Heath | July 24, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Imagine Bain Capital running your health care, or even your child's care. Imagine Bain capitalism as the basis for our health care system.Read More


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'Mitt Gets Worse' Campaign Says Romney Would Rollback LGBT Rights

Filed by Karen Ocamb | July 24, 2012 | 11:15 AM | comments

In January, it was revealed that Romney gave the Mormon Church $1.8 million in 2008. Without seeing more of his tax returns we may not know the extent to which Romney is bankrolling the antigay activities of the church or other antigay groups.Read More


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Lift-Off Edition [WYNTK]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 24, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Dr. Sally Ride's death Monday has left our world somewhat dimmer, as does the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA); preventing Dr. Tam O'Shaughnessy, her surviving partner, from procuring her federal benefits. What you need to know is prepared for lift-off. Read More


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Failure to Launch

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 24, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

Mitt Romney laments the passage of female astronaut, and inspirational figure, Dr. Sally Ride . . . before he could deny her civil rights. Read More


Teenage Diver Flips for Equality

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 24, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Thirteen-year-old diver, and aspiring Olympian, Jordan Pisey Windle delivers a medal-worthy defense of his two Dads. Read More